I read in the papers that in the next 20 years to come, the ratio of those above 50 years of age will be higher than today. That aside, will mean the need for health related business will be on the increased too. I am sure the care centres, pharmacies and hospitals will require more help of healthcare assistants. To be a trained medical assistant, one needs to have passion, patience and and to be properly trained with accredition to enter the work industry. There may be many medical assistance study centre but some may need to work in addtion to study. To do so, one can pick up these studies in a home study program under St. Augustine School of Educational Services.